CONDITIONS OF USE

I.APPLICATIONS OF THE GENERAL CONDITIONS OF SALE
a) All our sales are subject to these conditions of sale. The fact of placing an order implies the acceptance without reserve of the buyer to these general conditions of sale. No contrary clause can be opposed to us. The information contained in the catalogs and price lists have only an indicative value; any verbal order is also subjected to the present conditions.
b) Our Ecotax scale (recycling tax) will be communicated on simple request.


II. DELIVERY DEADLINES
a) The delivery deadlines are given only as an indication and the possible delays do not allow the purchaser to cancel the sale that after formal notice by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt and remained unfruitful after 8 days.
b) The obligations subscribed by our company will be suspended by right and without formality, and our responsibility
released in case of occurrence of events such as:
- The conditions of payment were not observed
- Force majeure or event suitable to delay or suspend the delivery of the goods.

III. DELIVERY
a) Delivery dates are given as an indication. A delay in delivery can neither constitute a clause of cancellation of the present order, nor give right to damages.
b) All our goods are sold deemed to have been taken in our warehouses. They travel at the buyer's risk whatever the mode of transport or the terms of payment, carriage paid or carriage forward. It is recommended not to accept a parcel or pallet, without reserve with the carrier, before having checked the contents. In case of dispute, the buyer must mention the damage on the transport receipt and confirm his reserves within 48 hours, by registered letter addressed to the carrier.
It is up to the buyer, in case of damage or loss, to make all reserves, and to exercise any recourse with the carriers who are the only ones responsible.
c) Shipments are made carriage paid for any order equal to or greater than 2000 euro net excluding VAT.


IV.RETURNS, GUARANTEE
a) We do not accept any return of goods without prior written and discretionary agreement of the competent department. Returns cannot in any way delay the payment of our invoices on the agreed due date, nor can they be deducted from current invoices.
b) The invoice number of the returned items must be communicated to us. The articles as well as their original packing must be in perfect state and will travel in port paid, accompanied by the N° of agreement of return (provided by our care). The articles, still "under guarantee", will then be the object: either of a standard exchange, or of a credit note, or of a repair of the goods, with the discretion of the technical service.
c) In no case, our company could be held for person or material damage of some nature that they are, which could be the direct or indirect consequence of a bad adaptation of the product or of its defective use.
d) The guarantee is of two years.
The following are excluded from the warranty: damage caused by the user's fault, negligence, lack of maintenance and devices that have undergone an intervention other than that of our Service Department.
e) Complaints concerning the quality of the goods, excluding any transport dispute, must be made in writing within 8 days of delivery.
f) Spare parts for the devices will be available for 2 years from the date of purchase by the consumer.


V. RESERVATION OF TITLE
a) The equipment sold remains the property of SoTech International until full and final payment is received. This clause is a defining clause of these terms of sale. (Law 80.335 of May 12, 1980).
b) Advance payments may be retained to cover possible losses on resale. Our right to reclaim the goods and their price if they have been resold or used. Goods sold by SoTech International which are held in stock by the buyer shall be deemed to be unpaid.
c) Customers who do not agree to sign this clause must indicate this upon receipt of these terms and conditions of sale and may only be delivered against cash on delivery.


VI. PAYMENT TERMS
a) The opening of an account can only be made on production of a K BIS of less than three months and a bank statement.
b) The terms of payment are:
60 days net, date of invoice, after acceptance of our financial service,
Or 1.5% discount for cash payment: By bank transfer or guaranteed cheque.
c) Any other agreement must be countersigned beforehand, on the order form, by the management. In the case of cash payment, the discount will be deductible from the amount before tax.
d) The non-return of accepted bills of exchange, within 8 days following the date of invoicing, makes the debt immediately payable under the terms of Article 124 of the Commercial Code. In addition, any unpaid bill or check will give rise to an additional flat-rate invoicing of 38.00 € HT.
e) Any invoice must be paid on the date indicated. Its later payment will give place to the payment of a penalty at least equivalent to 1,5 times the legal interest rate.
f) When the credit of the purchaser deteriorates, we reserve ourselves the right, even after partial execution of an order, to require from the purchaser the guarantees which we judge suitable for a good execution of the commitments taken. Refusal to comply with these guarantees gives us the right to cancel all or part of the contract.
g) Non-payment of a single invoice on its due date automatically renders the balance due on all other invoices payable.


VII. ELECTION OF DOMICILE AND JURISDICTION
a) The Commercial Court of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute of any nature or any dispute relating to the formation or execution of the order. This clause will apply even in the event of summary proceedings, incidental demand and plurality of defendants and whatever the mode and methods of payment.

"LE PERIPOLE " N°C111 à 115 - 33, Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny - 94120 Fontenay sous bois - France
Tel 01 48 93 93 10 - Fax 01 48 93 93 57 - E-mail : secretariat-sotech@techwood.fr -- Web site www.techwood.fr
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